New News information at Wood Based Panels New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Wood Based Panels Norbord's new particleboard flooring guide does all the work A simple guide to choosing the most suitable flooring products from Norbord's impressive portfolio has been developed for use by merchants and installers alike. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:55:53 GMT Family holding company active in woodworking industry starts particleboard production MK Shatura, a large Russian furniture producer, and XyloSuisse LLC, the Russian subsidiary of the holding company, have reached an agreement for the purchase of MK Shatura plant for particleboard, laminated particleboard and resins production. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 04:54:00 GMT Xylexpo is growing and hall 4 opens The next edition of Xylexpo, the biennial international exhibition of woodworking technology and furniture industry supplies to be held at FieraMilano-Rho from Tuesday, May 8-12, 2018, is to add an extra hall to its usual three halls. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 04:59:11 GMT Lumber Liquidators plans for US$36m settlement in flooring cases Virginia-based Lumber Liquidators Inc has agreed to a US$36m settlement to resolve claims on behalf of more than 700,000 people who bought Chinese-made laminate flooring reported to contain unsafe levels of formaldehyde. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 04:57:45 GMT Norbord’s new particleboard flooring quietly makes an impact Norbord Europe Ltd has added to its particleboard flooring portfolio with CaberAcoustic which is designed for both domestic and non-domestic applications. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 04:56:13 GMT Work completes in London on world’s largest CLT building Work has been completed on a 10-storey carbon-neutral apartment complex in London’s Dalston, which architecture firm Waugh Thistleton claims is the “world’s largest cross laminated timber building”. Tue, 07 Nov 2017 04:55:14 GMT Norbord donates US$1m to help with rebuilding Texas and Florida Norbord Inc is donating US$1m to the Home Builders Institute (HBI) to help with the rebuilding efforts following the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 05:52:24 GMT New Zealand needs high volume panel plants to deflate housing shortage, says engineer Wood panel factories, not on-site workers, is the only way to solve the new Zealand housing supply crisis, says a Rotorua engineer who organised Innovatek’s second annual conference in commercial wood building which was held recently in Rotorua. Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:32:59 GMT Large influx in registrations for ZOW 2018 Exhibition space is fast running out with confirmed exhibitor attendance for ZOW, the supplier fair for the furniture and interior design industry in Bad Salzuflen from February 6-8, 2018, says organisers Koelnmesse GmbH. Thu, 26 Oct 2017 04:31:39 GMT Egger’s acquisition of Masisa Argentina is concluded The acquisition of the Masisa plant in Concordia, Argentina, from the Chilean Masisa SA is successfully completed upon closing of the contracts on September 30, 2017. Tue, 24 Oct 2017 04:32:00 GMT